Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Epityches d'Almeida, 1938 . Brasil-méd., R. de J. 52 : 412.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : NAPEOGENINI

Type-species:
Tritonia eupompe Geyer, 1832. In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. : 25, pl.[121], figs 699-700.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Epityches is a junior objective synonym of Tritonia Geyer, [1832], but it is nevertheless an available name, because Tritonia Geyer is itself invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Tritonia Geyer, 1832: 25.


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